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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

About Cat Walker

Cat is a Melbourne-based equine therapist and anatomist, led down the rehabilitation path by some special horses of her own. She is currently studying a Master of Animal Science, investigating vertebral, postural and sensory dynamics in horses expressing congenital malformations of the 6th and 7th cervical vertebrae.

Equine Therapy, Research & Education

Fluidity and freedom: A violinist’s reflections on riding to find your horse’s flow

18 November 2017 As I pulled out my beloved violin to play a favourite Scottish folk tune before heading to bed one night earlier this year—something that has become a meditative ritual after playing infrequently for so long since walking [...]

Fluidity and freedom: A violinist’s reflections on riding to find your horse’s flow 2017-11-18T23:21:38+00:00

Doing Rehab Right (Part 2): The Shrek model for a whole horse overhaul

    Doing Rehab Right The 5-Part Guide to digging deeper in order to heal the whole horse (and coming out the other side with your sanity intact)   Part 2: The Shrek Model for a Whole Horse Overhaul Horses [...]

Doing Rehab Right (Part 2): The Shrek model for a whole horse overhaul 2017-01-23T13:19:55+00:00

Mystery Lameness or Lack of In-Sight: Caroline Larrouilh on balancing Feel + Knowledge + Technology in equine rehabilitation

This piece by Caroline Larrouilh of Proud Horse Connections was originally published in 2014 and is shared here with permission. Thank you to Caroline for so beautifully articulating these thoughts and encouraging others to look deeper when something is amiss.   Mystery Lameness [...]

Mystery Lameness or Lack of In-Sight: Caroline Larrouilh on balancing Feel + Knowledge + Technology in equine rehabilitation 2017-01-23T14:49:19+00:00

REVIEW: Introduction to Fascia, Laterality & the Crooked Horse Syndrome

ONLINE COURSE REVIEW Equine Integrative Medicine Based Assessment & Rehab Strategies: Seven Case Studies with Dr. Ridgway and Manolo Mendez SEGMENT Introduction to Fascia, Laterality and the Crooked Horse Syndrome by Dr Kerry Ridgway This introductory lecture sets the theme [...]

REVIEW: Introduction to Fascia, Laterality & the Crooked Horse Syndrome 2017-01-23T13:19:56+00:00

Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown…

  One of my favourite TED talks -- especially for those moments you are blindsided with the completely-unexpected-huh?!-you-can't-be-serious revelations that obliterate the path from A to B and open up a whole bunch of questions about C, D, E, F, G, [...]

Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown… 2017-01-23T13:19:56+00:00

Doing Rehab Right (Part 1): The camel, the performance horse and the last straw

    Doing Rehab Right The 5-Part Guide to digging deeper in order to heal the whole horse (and coming out the other side with your sanity intact)   The Camel, The Performance Horse & The Last Straw Part [...]

Doing Rehab Right (Part 1): The camel, the performance horse and the last straw 2017-01-23T14:56:10+00:00

A brief soapbox spiel from an equine therapist who gives a damn about her duty of care…

In recent times, and I’m sure sometimes to the frustration of my clients, I have become much stricter about referring clients on for veterinary examination and diagnostic workups. This is for a whole host of reasons, with a few including [...]

A brief soapbox spiel from an equine therapist who gives a damn about her duty of care… 2017-01-23T13:19:57+00:00

Proprioceptive muscles, sensitivity and the rider’s subtler commands

  Differentiation between gymnastic and cybernetic muscles "The gymnastic muscles are the most important and strongest skeletal muscles, responsible for rapidity and power of impulsion. Their innervation is relatively light, with one motorneuron servicing approximately 1000 myofibrils. The cybernetic muscles, [...]

Proprioceptive muscles, sensitivity and the rider’s subtler commands 2017-01-23T13:19:57+00:00

A day in the life of an equine anatomist: Ribs, rabbit holes & why I have a bone to pick with Sid the sloth…

Nov 6, 2015   I have a bone to pick with Sid the Sloth and his kin. When other mammals were evolving to a certain pattern, these lazy little freeloaders sidestepped the gatekeeper in their DNA and decided to misbehave. [...]

A day in the life of an equine anatomist: Ribs, rabbit holes & why I have a bone to pick with Sid the sloth… 2017-01-23T13:19:57+00:00

An Equine Therapist’s #1 Horse Rehab Hack

One of the best and cheapest DIY rehab tools for any horse can be found at virtually any decent hardware store… Poles!!! Mine are 10' long (12' is ideal, but whatever you can lift works!) perfect rounds. I prefer the heavier [...]

An Equine Therapist’s #1 Horse Rehab Hack 2017-01-23T13:19:57+00:00